London Pass BlogBack to Blog
Things to do in London: Visit the Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
Published: Friday 9th of September 2011
Anybody interested in the history of healthcare and looking for things to do in London should take a trip to the Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum, which tells the story of the world-famous discovery of penicillin in 1928.
Via an in-situ reconstruction of the laboratory, exhibits and a video, visitors will learn the fascinating story behind a scientific breakthrough that changed medicine forever.
Information is available in a variety of languages, including French, German, Spanish, Swedish, Polish, Japanese and Punjabi.
The Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum was designated an International Historic Chemical Landmark by the American Chemical Society in 1999, while in 2000 it received an award from the Times as a national millennium treasure.
Alternatively, the Florence Nightingale Museum provides a wealth of background information on another of Britain's most famous medical professionals, as well as the chance to see some of her personal effects. The museum has also unveiled its latest audio guides this year.
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Sunday 12th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Stand above the River Thames with the London Tower Bridge Exhibition
Saturday 11th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Tate Modern hits headlines following new exhibitions
Friday 10th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Masterpieces on display at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
Thursday 9th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Firepower at the Royal Artillery: Where football meets weaponry
Wednesday 8th of May 2013 Things to do in London: BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir a 'testament to diversity in the capital'
Tuesday 7th of May 2013 London attractions: Botanical beauty is at the heart of Kew Gardens
Monday 6th of May 2013 What better way to conclude an exciting trip visiting the best of London attractions than to watch...
Sunday 5th of May 2013 If you want to see the very best of London attractions, and experience all that the city has to offer,...
Saturday 4th of May 2013 London attraction: Meet the legends at Chelsea Stadium!
Friday 3rd of May 2013 Things to do in London: Get up close and personal with Queen Elizabeth at the National Portrait Gallery
Thursday 2nd of May 2013 Things to do in London: Head down to the Courtauld Gallery for a taste of fine art